India News | Reported by Sunetra Choudhury, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Wednesday February 25, 2015
The Parliamentary standing committee reviewing the proposed changes in the Juvenile Justice Act has rejected the Union government's recommendation to treat accused in cases of rape and other heinous crimes, who are 16-18 years old, as adults.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Niha Masih and Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday January 13, 2015
Akhil Gupta, the man killed in Muzaffarnagar on Sunday, was a key witness in one of the rape cases against religious leader Asaram Bapu. He was also the second witness in the case to be murdered. Six months ago, Amrut Prajapati, Asaram's one-time phy...
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday January 2, 2015
Delhi has witnessed an 18.3 percent rise in crime against women in 2014 as compared to 2013, with a significant 31.6 percent rise in rape cases, police said on Friday.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal today appealed to make Delhi a safer place for women this year, as in 2014 Delhi's trial courts witnessed an "alarming rise" in cases of sexual offences against women and children.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 6, 2014
The media is sensationalizing rape cases for TV ratings, Karnataka's Home Minister KG George has commented as his government struggles to cope with incidents of child rape in Bangalore. A furious opposition says the minister should resign.
World News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
A primary school teacher was yesterday detained for allegedly raping several students in central China's Hubei Province, in the latest of a series of child molestation cases in the country.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 7, 2014
Child marriage "is an evil worse than rape" and should be completely eradicated from society, a Delhi court has said while ordering registration of a case against a girl's parents for getting her married at a tender age.
Mumbai News | Written by Saurabh Gupta | Tuesday September 2, 2014
The question has come to the fore after two cases of sexual assault on minor girls, both pavement dwellers, were reported from the neighbouring suburbs of Kandivali and Borivali.
India News | Niha Masih, Sreenivasan Jain | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The BJP's new rhetoric focusing on a communal twist to crimes against women in Uttar Pradesh is not borne out by cold facts.
India News | Agencies | Friday August 15, 2014
In his Independence Day speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that a spate of rape cases have shamed India; he urged parents to take responsibility for the actions of their sons.
India News | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday July 25, 2014
Minors above 16 accused of crimes like rape will be tried as adults if changes in law proposed by the government go through.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 25, 2014
The UN Human Rights Committee asked Chile on Thursday to make exceptions to its ban on abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health of the mother.
India News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered action against officers and bureaucrats for lack of progress in rape cases.
Bangalore News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 21, 2014
In wake of rising sexual assault cases against women in Bangalore, including the alleged rape of a 6-year-old , police have drafted a set of guidelines for their safety and security in schools across the city, a top official said Sunday.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Girls below 18 years of age have been the victims in most of the rape cases in the national capital and the majority of such cases have happened in residences or involved friends and acquaintances, says a study by Delhi Police.
India News | Agencies | Tuesday July 15, 2014
A Bihar minister today held mobile phones and non-vegetarian food as reasons for surge in rape cases and favoured ban on cell phones among school students.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Girls below 18 years of age have been the victims in most of the rape cases in the capital and the majority of such cases have happened in residences or involved men known to them, says a study by Delhi Police.
India News | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with inputs from PTI) | Tuesday July 8, 2014
The Central Bureau of Investigation has decided to exhume the bodies of two young girls who were found hanging from a tree in a small village in Badaun, Uttar Pradesh, in May this year.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 20, 2014
The Delhi High Court has held that rape cases are increasing due to failure of live-in relationship or young adults acting immaturely by getting into commitments that end up in break-ups.
India News | Edited By: Sanchari Bhattacharya | Thursday June 12, 2014
Akhilesh Yadav, chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, is in Delhi today to seek global investment in his state, where two more shocking cases of rape have been reported. In one, a 35-year-old woman was allegedly raped by a senior policeman, while his juni...
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday June 5, 2014
Union Minister Uma Bharti has taken on the Yadavs of the Samajwadi Party over the many cases of rape and brutal assault on women reported in Uttar Pradesh, promising that Parliament will discuss the issue.
India News | Written by Devesh Kumar | Thursday June 5, 2014
Akhilesh Yadav and his family, it seems, have decided to brazen out the intense criticism they have been receiving for their failure to stop atrocities against women in the state.
India News | Reported by Anant Zanane and Sonal Mehrotra, Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday May 30, 2014
Three horrific cases of assault on women this week in Uttar Pradesh - which have highlighted the abysmal law and order situation in the state - took place in areas seen as strongholds of the ruling Yadav family.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 30, 2014
Charging that there has been a spurt in crime cases in Uttar Pradesh or UP after the Lok Sabha polls, Bahujan Samaj Party or BSP supremo Mayawati today demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI probe into the gangrape and murder of two sister...